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      From The Desk Of The Property Manager

      By Jacqueline Coniglio,
      Director of Property Management, Abacoa POA
         It’s that time of the year again! Let’s not forget to turn
      back the clocks Sunday, March 12 as daylight saving
      time (DST) begins! Yes, it messes up your schedule for
      a few days, but it gives you eight months of significantly
      more sunlight in your life! I know we will all enjoy the
      luxurious, lingering, long days it provides!
         But what is this daylight saving time all about? Check
      out the fun and interesting history, from a 1784 essay on                                            can rely on daylight to avoid switching lights on. The
      conserving candles, to a present-day bill to make daylight   and off, for better or for worse,       clocks revert back to standard time for the winter months
      saving time permanent across the country!          over time in history.                             so the sun can rise earlier, and the world starts the day
      When Did It Start?                                    The United States didn’t standardize the system until   off with sunlight – otherwise some places wouldn’t see
         It’s debated who originally came up with the idea.   1966, when it passed the Uniform Time Act. For years   the sun come up until almost 8:30 a.m.
      Some like to credit Benjamin Franklin as the inventor of   the DST was observed from the first Sunday of April to   What’s The Point Today?
      daylight saving time when he wrote in a 1784 essay about   the last Sunday of October. In 2005, DST was extended      DST today is a system to reduce electricity usage by
      conserving candles and saying, “Early to bed, early to rise   an extra four weeks, and this March to November system,   extending daylight hours. It also allows people to wake
      makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” Others attest to   the United States follow officially taking effect in 2007.   close to the sunrise and be active, enjoying outdoor leisure
      DST being a practice adopted to give farmers extra time      For eight months out of the year, the United States   activity into the evening light.
      in the sun to work out in the field and benefit soldiers in   and dozens of other countries follow DST, and for the   DST Year Round?
      war time. Could old time signs calling for saving coal   remaining four months, revert back to standard time in      In 2018 the Sunshine Protection Act was introduced
      consumption have had an impact, on the adoption of DST   order to take full advantage of the sunlight. In the summer   to make daylight saving time permanent. However, for
      also? All of the above seems to have had an impact on   months, the sun is out for longer periods of time, so you   now Florida will still spring forward!

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